Naomi Osaka will not play her second round of the Tokyo WTA 500 tournament on Thursday. Injured in the abdominals, the Japanese will therefore not face the seeded n° 5, the Brazilian Beatriz Haddad Maia. The former world number 1 qualified by benefiting from the abandonment of Daria Saville in the first round.
" This tournament has always been, and will remain, a special tournament for me and I would have liked to enter the court today but my body does not allow me. “said the current 48th in the WTA rankings, who promised her audience to return in 2023.